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(Photo Courtesy Braden Fuentes)

N.M. PRODIGY brought home first-place honors – and gold rings for each team member – following the June 1-3 USSSA Queen of the Mountain Softball Tournament in Ruidoso. PRODIGY defeated the Roswell Lady Storms 17-0 and tied 16-16 with N.M. Freedom-Reyes of Carlsbad during pool play Friday. Following an 18-0 win over the Roswell Flying Lizards in bracket play Saturday, PRODIGY met up again with Freedom-Reyes, this time topping them 16-2. Another victory over Arsenal of Andrews, Texas – 16-8 – allowed PRODIGY to advance undefeated to Sunday’s championship. There, they squared off again against Arsenal, besting them by a similar score of 16-6. PRODIGY is comprised of, kneeling from left, Katie Miller, Breckyn Miller, Brooklyn Fuentes, J’Lee England, MyKaila Garcia, standing from left, Haley Salas, Aubrey Partlow, Janae Molina, Katrin Marquez, Gracen Kuykendall and Danyela Munoz. The team is coached by, from left, Michael England, Chris Kuykendall and Michael Marquez.